Definition of Timaeus
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LNS
Tīmaeus, Tīmaeī
Timaeus
Τίμαιος.
noun (m., 3rd Greek declension)
  1. A Greek historian of Sicily, under Agathocles
  2. A Pythagorean philosopher, a contemporary of Plato
Abbreviations
Tīmaeus, i, m., = Τίμαιος. A Greek historian of Sicily, under Agathocles, Cic. de Or. 2, 14, 58; id. N. D. 2, 27, 69; id. Fam. 5, 12, 2; id. Rep. 3, 31, 43; id. Brut. 16, 63; Nep. Alcib. 11, 1.

— A Pythagorean philosopher, a contemporary of Plato, Cic. Fin. 5, 29. 87; id. Rep. 1, 10, 16.

— After him was named the Platonic dialogue Timaeus, which Cicero translated into Latin, Cic. Tusc. 1, 25, 63; id. N. D. 1, 8, 18; id. Ac. 2, 39, 123; id. Fin. 2, 5, 15; v. the fragment of this translation (Timaeus sive de Universo), Cic. ed. B. and K. vol. viii. p. 131 sqq.
 
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